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Executive Staff  

Tony Campbell
President and CEO  
Anthony "Tony" Campbell oversees the Executive Staff and all employees as EKPC's top executive. He has served as EKPC's President and CEO since June 2009.

Campbell previously served as CEO of Citizens Electric Corp. (CEC), a transmission and distribution cooperative in St. Genevieve, Mo. During his tenure there, CEC's load grew 46 percent. He also worked in Illinois as Vice President of Corn Belt Energy Corp., a distribution cooperative, and as Manager of Power Marketing for Soyland Power Cooperative, a generation and transmission cooperative.

Campbell is a graduate of Southern Illinois University with a bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering and the University of Illinois, where he received a master's degree in Business Administration.

 

 

Don Mosier
Chief Operating Officer and Executive Vice President
Don Mosier manages day-to-day operations of Power Production, Power Delivery & System Operations, Power Supply, Environmental Affairs, & Construction and Engineering. Mosier previously served as Vice President of St. Louis-based Ameren Energy Marketing, which has a portfolio of more than 6,000 megawatts (MW) of generation.

He holds a bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering from the University of Virginia and a master's degree in Business Administration from the Kenan-Flagler Business School at the University of North Carolina.

 

 

Mike McNalley
Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice President
Mike McNalley has served as CFO and Executive Vice President at East Kentucky Power Cooperative since 2010. He came to EKPC from Detroit-based DTE Energy (DTE), America's eighth largest utility with subsidiaries that include Detroit Edison. McNalley served in a wide variety of roles at DTE for 11 years, including Chief Financial Officer and Chief Operating Officer of one of its subsidiaries, DTE Energy Technologies.

McNalley obtained his bachelor's degree in Economics from Reed College in Portland, Ore. He received a master's degree in Business Administration from the Amos Tuck School at Dartmouth College.

 

 

David Crews
Senior Vice President of Power Supply
David Crews oversees Power Supply, which includes the areas of Power Supply Planning, Load Forecasting, PJM Market Operations, Fuel Supply, Renewable Energy Projects, Demand Side Management and Energy Efficiency. Prior to his arrival at EKPC, Crews served as Manager of Federal Regulatory Affairs at Raleigh, N.C.-based Progress Energy Service Co. He also served as the Director of Coal Marketing and Trading for Progress Fuels, and as Director of Power Trading Operations at Progress.

He holds a bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering from North Carolina State University. He is a registered professional engineer in North Carolina.

 

 

Craig Johnson
Senior Vice President of Power Production

Craig Johnson oversees the operation and maintenance of EKPC's two coal-fired power stations, two combustion turbine generating stations and six renewable energy plants. He also manages major construction projects related to power production.

Johnson has a master's degree in Mining Engineering from the University of Kentucky and is a registered professional engineer in Kentucky. He served as Production Engineer, Project Manager, Plant Manager and Vice President prior to being promoted to Senior Vice President .




Denver York
Senior Vice President of Power Delivery and System Operations

Denver York oversees the operations of EKPC's portion of the Eastern Transmission Interconnection. His areas of responsibility include Transmission Planning, Design and Construction, Operations, Maintenance and supporting functions.

York is a registered professional engineer. Prior to joining EKPC, he worked as an Engineer at Harris Corp. in Palm Bay, Fla. He holds a master's degree in Electrical Engineering from Georgia Tech and a master's degree in Business Administration from Eastern Kentucky University.




Barry Mayfield
Vice President of Stategic Planning and External Affairs

Barry Mayfield manages the development and implementation of EKPC's strategic plan and oversees governmental relations at the state and federal levels as well as media and public relations. From 1981 to 1988, he worked in public and governmental affairs for Big Rivers Electric Corp. in Henderson, Ky. Mayfield has worked in state government for Gov. Wendell Ford, Supreme Court Clerk Martha Layne Collins and the Kentucky Bicentennial Commission.

Mayfield obtained a bachelor's degree in Journalism from the University of Kentucky.

 


David Smart
General Counsel

David Smart began working as EKPC's General Counsel in February 2007. His legal career has taken him from several upstanding firms in Kentucky, Virginia, Washington D.C. and Louisiana to serving as Chief of Staff in the Kentucky Personnel Cabinet. He also served as Executive Director during 2004 and 2005 in the Office of Legal Services for the Kentucky Environmental and Public Protection Cabinet.

Smart is a native of Lafayette, La., and attended Louisiana State University, where he earned a Bachelor's Degree in December 1975. He went on to attend the Louisiana State University Law School, where he earned his Juris Doctor Degree in 1984. Smart is currently admitted to the Louisiana, Virginia, District of Columbia, Tennessee and Kentucky bars.

 

Jerry Purvis
Vice President, Environmental Affairs

Jerry Purvis oversees Environmental Aff airs, including Air Quality, Natural Resources and Production Labs, and Environmental Compliance. He is responsible for ensuring that EKPC generating and transmission assets meet all state and federal regulatory standards under the National Environmental Policy Act, and Environmental Protection compliance standards for air, water, waste and oil.

He has a Bachelor's Degree in Chemistry and a Master's Degree in Business Administration from Morehead State University. He also has a Bachelor's Degree in Chemical Engineering from the University of Kentucky.

 

Tom Stachnik
Vice President of Finance and Treasurer

Tom Stachnik oversees Treasury, Financial Planning and Analysis and Risk Management at EKPC. Prior to coming to EKPC, he served at Brown-Forman Corp. in Louisville, where he managed relationships with rating agencies, developed hedging strategies, negotiated debt arrangements, executed capital markets strategies and much more.

Stachnik graduated from the University of Illinois with a Bachelor's Degree in Chemical Engineering and from the University of Chicago, where he received a Master's Degree in Business Administration with high honors from the Graduate School of Business. He holds the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) and Certified Treasury Professional (CTP) designations.

 

Barry Lindeman
Director, Human Resources & Support Services

Barry Lindeman oversees all employee benefit programs, compensation, training and recruitment, while managing EKPC's team of Human Resources professionals. Prior to coming to EKPC in 2015, Barry served as Director of Human Resources at Cardinal Hill Rehabilitation Hospital in Lexington. He holds a Bachelor's Degree in Health Services from the University of Kentucky and a Master's Degree in Business Administration from Eastern Kentucky University.